1,345 ft
Distance
159 ft
Climb
00:07:02
Avg time

Silver Hammer Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    HammerFest
    Parksville, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #20191 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Lower portion of Silver Hammer providing access to Swashbuckler. Silver Hammer continues northwesterly from here but is mainly unrideable. It is an old washed out 4x4 road that is very rough with cobbles, bedrock and debris.

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More Stats for Silver Hammer mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    159 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,360 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,518 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,360 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,519 ft
  • Grade
    11.8%
  • Grade min
    22.1%
  • Distance climb
    1,309 ft
  • Distance flat
    36 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:57
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Status:
on Dec 15, 2020
Wet
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Silver Hammer Trail Reports

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      Dec 15, 2020 @ 10:38am
      Dec 15, 2020
      reporter SIlver Hammer mid-portion is rocky and washed out, mainly double track. Top part off 7 Day and bottom part is good. Just use caution in the...
      Dec 2, 2020 @ 2:05pm
      Dec 2, 2020
      Quite washed out in spots, a re-route for the washrd section into the forest maybe
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 1:10pm
      Nov 28, 2020
      Beaten up mud section, reroute?
      Oct 8, 2020 @ 2:41pm
      Oct 8, 2020
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 10:55am
      Oct 3, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 120 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 542 rides
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      Photos

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      13 |
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Aug 22, 2019
      37 |
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 3:06pm
      Dec 16, 2017
      34 |
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 3:05pm
      Dec 16, 2017
      39 |
      Dec 16, 2017 @ 3:05pm
      Dec 16, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      Hammerfest 2019 Enduro race featured
      14 miles

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